The Director of Education Technology (EdTech) coordinates PK-12 classroom technology initiatives, supervises employee technology training and professional development, and serves as one of the primary engines of the school’s signature LifeReady academic strategic plan. The Director of EdTech manages and implements the various technological resources used in classrooms across campus, from the Canvas LMS in the Upper School, to Google Classroom and the G Suite, to SeeSaw and, and shepherds the educational technology curriculum throughout. The qualified candidate is a culturally competent team player with 3-5 years of experience in education technology, proven administrative ability, and ideally some combination of classroom teaching, design, peer coaching and project management experience. The Director of EdTech is an integral member of the Innovation Team, works closely with the Chief Information Officer and the IT department, and reports to the Director of Innovation & Learning.
Please review the full position description and requirements here.
Academic teaching experience, preferred
Accomplished with basic software (email, G Suite for Education, and Microsoft Suite- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, etc.
Experience with research in trends around the effects of Big Data and the teaching of data analysis
Experience working in a student-centered learning environment, with practical experience with problem- and project-based learning, as well as integrated learning
Experience working with Canvas LMS, SMART, and BrightLink
Leadership experience in designing and implementing curriculum and managing change
Must be able to analyze, forecast, and manage budgets
Must have the ability to effectively manage trainings and presentations on complex and sometimes controversial topics to all constituents of the school
Strong technology fluency
Internal Number: p69
About McDonogh School
McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
McDonogh School strives to employ a faculty, administration, and staff exhibiting sound ethical standards and character traits such as moral courage and self-reliance, intellectual confidence ...and curiosity with a love of learning, and the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in a wide scope of educational, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Members of the McDonogh community strive to have the highest of moral principles, and to exhibit cooperativeness, loyalty, open-mindedness, and sensitivity, as well as attention to physical, mental, and emotional health, growth, and well-being of self and others.